Monday 29 October 2012

Tourchi Batata ~Tunisian Spicy potato salad

A delicious and spicy potato salad with a hint of cumin and lemon.


4 medium sized potatoes
1 tablespoon Harissa paste
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin powder
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil


1. Boil the potatoes and when they have cooled  slightly peel them.
2. Dice the potatoes into 1 inch pieces and keep aside.
3. Heat the oil in a frying pan , when it warms up add the harissa, cumin and salt. Sauté for a minute or two for the spices to release flavour.Add the lemon juice and stir it in.
4. Add the diced potatoes and toss to coat the potatoes with the spice mixture.
5. Transfer to a serving dish.
Serve warm or cold.

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  1. Love poatoes made like this and this looks so good.

  2. Very interesting salad,looks like our spicy potato fries.

  3. Ooh am drooling here. Looks awesome

  4. Great..yummm!!!

  5. Potatoes in any recipe are a hit with my family. I love the taste of Harissa paste so will definitely love this salad.

  6. This recipe brings back memories of a happy holiday. The potatoes look delicious too !

  7. These sound really good, thanks for putting this up.


  8. As soon as I saw harissa paste in the ingredients list, I knew I will make this potatoes. Sounds delicious and tempting.


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